The action of betraying one’s country, a group, or a person; treachery: the betrayal by the French of their own refugees [count noun]: these developments represented a betrayal of democracy
More example sentences
- As a father himself he finds such disloyalty and betrayal completely unacceptable.
- The cocaine trade being so lucrative, it encouraged disloyalty and betrayal.
- Betrayal, when stemming from childhood, results in an expectation that betrayals will occur again and again, so a person is constantly anticipating them.
duplicity, deception, double-dealing;
Frenchtrahison des clercs
rare false-heartedness, Punic faith